Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act. Requires that a special government agent file his or her statement of economic interests within 60 days after assuming responsibilities as a special government agent (now, within 30 days after making an ex parte communication). Amends the Illinois Procurement Code. Prohibits all State employees from obtaining State contracts (now, those earning more than 60% of the Governor's compensation). Requires that a waiver from the prohibition against obtaining State contracts must be filed within the earlier of 60 days after it is issued or when contract performance begins, and provides that the contract is voidable if the waiver is not filed within that period. Effective immediately.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Governmental Ethics Act, the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act, the Lobbyist Registration Act, the Illinois Procurement Code, and the Illinois Pension Code. Makes changes with respect to the following: statements of economic interests; ultimate jurisdictional authorities; ethics training; ethics officers; the revolving door prohibition; public service announcements; collective bargaining; lobbying; emergency procurements; holdover leases; contract disclosures; the Illinois Procurement Bulletin; lease renewals; State contract conflicts of interests; bond issuances; and investment advisers, fiduciaries, and prohibited activities relating to pension funds, retirement systems, and the Illinois State Board of Investment. Preempts home rule with respect to investment adviser and consultant contracts. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.